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Laboratory automation

When high throughput rates have to be ensured in automated laboratory equipment with a minimum need for maintenance and without contamination by lubricants, e.g. in robot cells for sample preparation, decapping and recapping, or pipetting.
Advantages of igus® products in laboratory automation:

Lubrication-free, no contamination of samples

Lightweight due to use of aluminium

Matching drive systems from a single source

Predictable service life

Short strokes possible

Laboratory automation

Application examples in laboratory automation

Induction centrifuge

This newly developed induction centrifuge melts alloys for dental prostheses.

Analysis device

This application from the field of medicine is an analysis device that helps to diagnose different types of cancer at an early stage.

High-speed thermal shakers for standard specimen containers in the laboratory

Hot and quick

Laboratory instrument

The special device needed to be as economical as possible in its construction, and the individual components as maintenance-free and durable as possible.

Bottling plant in the medical and lab technology

Lubricant-free lead screw units for a bottling plant in the medical technology

Lab equipment for liquid handling

Freedom from lubrication and cleanroom compatibility can be ensured with the maintenance-free steep thread nuts.

Medical apparatus

Thanks to iglidur® plain bearings, the company was able to reduce its costs by 93%! The assembly times were reduced by 10 minutes.

Laboratory equipment

The application was a laboratory 'rocking' piece of equipment and a 'reciprocating' shaker used for mixing...

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